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explain the importance of carrying out a risk assessment in a carehome
It is vital that suitable and sufficient risk assessments are carried out in health and social care settings wherever people-handling activities take place. [ The implementation of suitable risk controls at ward, department or home level, for people and objects, will help to ensure that the safety and health of patient, carer and client are safeguarded. The effective management of risk is
central to providing a safe work environment. This popular occupational health and safety training course is based on the specific requirements of the health and social care sectors. ]
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